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Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Movement

At the end of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, Hongkongers promised they will be back. In June 2019, Hong Kong mobilized one-third of the population to protest against the government's extradition bill. The News Lens is covering the on-going movement and rallies in collaboration with our Hong Kong-based team.

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Total 34 Articles


2019/09/03 | Global Voices
A 'Dunkirk' Rerun in Hong Kong's Airport Evacuation
Hong Kong protesters were trapped in the airport highway on Sep 1 and hundreds of private vehicles came to their rescue in a 'Dunkirk' fashion.
2019/09/02 | TIME
Hong Kong Protests Continue as Summer Holiday Ends
In the ongoing pro-democracy protest, students in Hong Kong are boycotting the first day of class with support from school teachers.
2019/08/30 | TIME
Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days
Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.
2019/08/23 | Paul Huang
How Much Would It Cost for the CIA to 'Create' the Hong Kong Protests?
The CIA would have to cut corners to pay for the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
2019/08/21 | Global Voices
Twitter Removes China-Linked Accounts in a Disinformation Crackdown
Twitter clamps down on spam and fake accounts originated from China that are aimed at spreading disinformation on the protests in Hong Kong.
2019/08/19 | FORTUNE
Can Hong Kong Leverage Its Special Trade Status Against China?
Hong Kong's special trading status with the U.S. serves as a bridge between China and the rest of the world. Will China lose Hong Kong's status to the ongoing protests?
2019/08/14 | TIME
Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests
After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.
2019/08/12 | TIME
Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality
Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.
2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee
Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'
Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.
2019/08/05 | TIME
Carrie Lam Says Protesters Pushed Hong Kong to the "Verge of a Very Dangerous Situation"
Carrie Lam condemns protesters in Hong Kong for causing disruption with a citywide strike.
2019/08/05 | TNL Staff
A Visual Review of Hong Kong's Artful Protest
Protest art has been the creative backbone of Hong Kong's anti-extradition movement.
2019/08/02 | Johnson Yeung
Rioting Charges Strip Away Our Everyday Normality, Says HK Activist Johnson Yeung
In Hong Kong, rioting charges are punishable by up to 10 years in prison. 44 young protesters are facing rioting charges and their lives will forever be altered.